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Cannot change the screen orientation on my Gateway M280 tablet PC

Whenever I push the button (hardware) on my Gateway M280 tablet PC to change the orientation from primary landscape to secondary landscape, I get the following error dialog:

[Tablet Button]

The setting you requested cannot be supported.
Open Display in Control Panel, adjust the settings, and then try to change orientation again.

I have tried selecting nearly every single setting I can in the display settings to no avail. I am at the end of my rope and the ATI folks who created the drivers for this laptop's video card don't have a driver update to help, apparently.

I'm on Windows XP for Tablet PCs (2002) SP3.

Any and all help is greatly appreciated! I have the same problem with a Dell Latitude XT running Windows XP and started with update To SP3

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  • slvbod Mar 30, 2009

    impossible to change the orientation of the screen
    my installatuon settings are
    integrated ATI radeon xpress 1250

    Version du package du pilote 8.551-081024a-072205C-Dell
    Fournisseur ATI Technologies Inc.
    Version du pilote 2D 6.14.10.6879
    Chemin du fichier du pilote 2D System/CurrentControlSet/Control/Video/{D4E8D883-4673-4745-8DF0-CD6340040533}/0000
    Version de Direct3D 6.14.10.0621
    Version de OpenGL 6.14.10.8200
    Version de Catalyst® Control Center 2008.1024.2138.36937
    Version du pilote AIW/VIVO WDM 6.14.10.6238

    Version du pilote AIW/VIVO WDM SP 6.14.10.6238




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Your prob is u have windows xp tablet sp3 when by defoult gateway only provides u with sp2 so u have to uninstall sp3 or format your harddrive and u will need the recovery cd for that...but u can call micrsoft and they wil give u free support on how to do this...hope this helps!

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Ok so I had the same problem on my tablet cx2000. Did you download any of the service packs from xp? If so that is what is causing the problem. Your computer will work fine without it so you just need to de-install it. Go to your add and remove programs and delete the service pack. Once your computer reboots then it will be fine!

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